xubuntu 10.2 xfce lost audio after dist-upgrade;(

Jordon Bedwell jordon at envygeeks.com
Mon Jul 12 21:02:26 UTC 2010

On 7/12/2010 3:57 PM, Ben Edwards wrote:
> I have just done as 'apt-get dist-upgrade' on my xubuntu (mythubuntu) box
> and now I have no sound.
> I tried exiting the front end and adding a mixer applet but when I try to
> use it I get 'GStreamer was unable to detect any sound devise...'.
> alsamixer reports 'canot open mixer:no such file or directory'
> here is the lspci:
> 08:01.0 Audio device: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT1708/A [Azalia HDAC] (VIA
> High Definition Audio Controller) (rev 10)
> Any ideas?
> Ben

Next time you should do a grep on lspci so we don't get all the extra
un-needed stuff... EXP: "lspci |grep -i audio". That said, try:

rm -rf ~/.pulse
killall pulseaudio


Jordon Bedwell

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